U17 - U18 Academy Boys -- MSHSL State Banquet
Brandon Henderson - U18 Academy Boys (Centennial)
Justin Oliver - U18 Academy Boys (Mr. Soccer) (North St. Paul)
Tyler Oliver - U18 Academy Boys (North St. Paul)
Nathan Purdie - U18 Academy Boys (Stillwater)
Samuel Ruiz Plaza - U17 Academy Boys (Eastridge)
Alex Tostenrud - U18 Academy Boys (Eastridge)
Nicole Newman - U16 Academy Girls (Totino-Grace)
Megan Koenig - U18 Academy Girls (Mahtomedi)
Julianna Gernes - U18 Academy Girls (Hill-Murray)
Honorable Mention All-State...
Jared Allen - U18 Academy Boys (Stillwater)
Kevin Hoof - U17 Academy Boys (Maple Grove)
Matt Gralinski - U18 Select Boys (Mahtomedi)
Blakely Fraasch - U18 Academy Girls (Prior Lake)
Grace Rogers - U18 Academy Girls (Woodbury)
Congratulations Megan and Justin!!!
Congratulations to all the St. Croix players!!!
Justin Oliver - Mr Soccer / Pioneer Press East Metro Player of the Year
Samuel Ruiz Plaza
Megan Koenig - Pionner Press East Metro Player of the Year
All the Academy teams will be starting the ETS Fitness Training on Saturday's November 9th - Feburary 1st
Check with your team about your specific time of training...
Each Session – 55 minutes in length
13-14 Years Old:
- Dynamic Mobility Routine
- Deceleration Technique / Mastery
- Progressive Linear / Lateral Speed Development
- Relative Total Body Strength
15-16 Years Old:
- Dynamic Mobility Routine
- Deceleration Technique / Mastery + Transitional Deceleration
- Progressive Linear / Lateral Speed Development- MODIFIED CNS Recovery
- Relative Total Body Strength + Force Absorption Mastery
17-18 Years Old:
- Dynamic Mobility Routine
- Deceleration Technique / Mastery + Transitional Deceleration
- Progressive Linear / Lateral Speed Development- FULL CNS Recovery
- Relative Total Body Strength + Technical Movement Mastery (FULL CNS RECOVERY)
- Added ROM / Myofascial Release
Age Groups - (Level of Competition)
Academy Boys Teams:
U9 Boys - (US Club Fall, MYSA - U9/U10) .. Coach: Dusty Dennis
U10 Boys - (US Club Fall, MYSA - U11 C1) .. Coach: Dusty Dennis / Michael Murphy
U11 Boys - (US Club Fall, MYSA - U12 C1) .. Coach: Matt Carlson / Michael Murphy
U12 Boys - (US Club Fall, MYSA U13 C1) .. Coach: Casey Holm / Thom Peer
U13 Boys - (NPL, MYSA U13 C1) .. Coach: Nathan Klonecki / Donny Mark / Dave Golan
U14 Boys - (NPL, MYSA U14 C1) .. Coach: Jake Smothers
U15 Boys - (NPL, MYSA U15 PR) .. Coach: Donny Mark / Tim Magnuson
U16 Boys - (NPL, MYSA U16 PR) .. Coach: Brian Horst / John Tamrat
U17 Boys - (NPL, MYSA U17 PR) .. Coach: Dave Golan / Kor Cha
U18 Boys - (MRL U18) .. Coach: Thom Peer / Brian Horst
U19 Boys - (MYSA U18/U19) .. Coach: Matt Carlson
Academy Girls Teams:
U11 Girls - (US Club-Fall, MYSA - U11 C1) .. Coach: Shawn Nelson / Brooke Hesse
U12 Girls - (US Club-Fall, MYSA U13 C1/C2) .. Coach: Mike Huber / Simbo Ndiaye
U13 Girls - (US Club-Fall, MYSA U13 C1) .. Coach: Tony Englund
U14 Girls - (US Club-Fall, MRL-Spring, MYSA U14 C1) .. Coach: Mike Huber / Vilme Dickerson
U15 Girls - (MRL, MYSA U15 C1) .. Coach: Joaquin Izquierdo
U16 Girls - (MRL, MYSA U16 PR) .. Coach: Tim Magnuson / Kor Cha
U17 Girls - (MRL, MYSA U17 PR) .. Coach: Vilme Dickerson
U18 Girls - (MRL, MYSA U18 PR) .. Coach: Nathan Klonecki
U15 Academy Girls won the Rocky Mountain Cup and College Showcase in Boulder, CO.
They went 3-0-1 in silver bracket group play winning their games by a margin of 15-1 and then beat Rocky Mountain Cougars 4-0.
The U12 Academy Girls finished a perfect 4-0-0 en route to winning the Head of the Lakes Tournament in Duluth, MN. The girls scored 21 goals and shut out their opponents throughout the weekend. Congratulations girls.
St. Croix Academy has 7 teams representing St. Croix and the State of Minnesota!
The Club will have half of the teams from the entire state going down to Des Moines this year for Region 2 Championship.
Teams that will represent...
U14 Boys, U16 Boys, U17 Boys, U18 Boys, U19 Boys, U17 Girls, U19 Girls.
U14 Academy Boys:
Final- 2-0 win over Minnesota Thunder
U16 Academy Boys:
Final- 4-1 win over Minneapolis United
U17 Academy Boys:
Final- 3-0 win over Minneapolis United
U18 Academy Boys:
Final 2-1 (4-3 pks) win over Valley United
U19 Academy Boys:
Final- 2-0 win over Minneapolis United
U17 Academy Girls:
Final- 2-1 win over Dakota Rev
SC Academy U11 C1 Girls -- Eagan Tournament Champions!
U14 Academy Boys - Puma Cup - Super Group (Runner-Ups)
U18 Academy Boys - MRL (Premier) - Grand Rapids, MI
U16 Academy Girls - Showcase Event (Shattuck)
U16 Academy Girls - Won both games 1-0 Nike Rush (IA), 2-0 Sockers (IL) at the Shattuck Showcase Event
St. Croix Academy players starting to committ to colleges ... Sydney Squires (committed to U of Minnesota)
U11 Academy Boys - NSC Holiday Classic U11/U12 Champions!!!
U17 Academy Girls Team - West Coast FC Final Four Showcase - San Diego, CA
Congratulations to Laurel Ramer of the U18 Academy Girls. Laurel (pictured with her high school coach Chris Soderberg (r) and Mark Obarski) was selected 2012 Ms. Soccer, the top player in Minnesota. Laurel also scored her 100th high school goal in the final seconds of her team's Section Final to propel Kasson-Mantorville to their first ever MSHSL State Tournament appearance.
18 Academy Girls team members Maddie Schaak, Alexa Trakalo, Hailey Merrill, Anna Morrison, Samantha Deutsch and Lauren Thormodsgard at the 2012 State Tournament Banquet
Hailey Merrill, Dana Savino (not pictured), Maddie Schaak, Lauren Thormodsgard and Alexa Trakalo, all members of the U18 Academy Girls team, earned All-State Honorable Mention recognition at the 2012 State Tournament Banquet. Congratulations girls!
Rocky Harmon - Big Rivers Conference Player of they Year // Pioneer Press 1st Team
The U11 Academy Boys advanced to the final of the Nike Classic in Schaumburg, IL, finishing 3-1-0 on the weekend.
St. Croix Soccer Club and St. Croix Academy
Minnesota’s Elite Soccer Experience
· 2012: Three Minnesota State Cup Champions (no club had more).
· 2012: Two USCS Regional Champions (the only MN club to earn regional titles).
· 2012: Two Midwest Regional League Champions (most of any MN club).
· 2012: U14-19 boys premier teams; U16, U18, U19 girls premier teams.
· 2012: Both U13 boys and girls earn premier status for 2013.
· Comprehensive player development at every level.
· St. Croix Academy, the elite player development and college placement arm of St. Croix Soccer Club, saw dozens of its players earn NCAA Division I and II scholarships again in 2012.
· St. Croix Academy now fields U9-U19 teams for both genders.
· The most decorated and educated coaching staff in Minnesota.
· Minnesota’s best indoor and outdoor facilities.
Join us: Click on the Tryout tab at left for evaluation dates and times.
Congrats to coach Casey Holm and the U13 Academy Boys, who defeated MTA Blue to win the MYSA Summer State Championship.
Congratulations to the U16 Girls Academy Team, which swept through the Midwest Regional at Libertyville, IL this weekend. The girls will represent St. Croix Academy at the USCS National Cup later this month in Waukegan, IL.
Congratulations to the U15 Boys Academy Team, which swept through the Midwest Regional at Libertyville, IL this weekend. The boys will represent St. Croix Academy at the USCS National Cup later this month in Waukegan, IL.
The U17 Academy Girls (la Maquina) routed 2013 Minnesota State Cup Champions Eden Prairie 3-0 to clinch the MRL First Division Championship. The girls earned impressive wins over ranked teams from Ohio South and Ohio North en route to a 5-1-1 league record. The girls outscored their league opponents 14-5. With the win, the team earns an invitation to play in the elite MRL Premier League in 2013. Congratulations girls!
Congrats to the U16 Academy Girls, who earned an invitation to play in the elite MRL Premier League in 2013 by winning their First Division league. The girls finished 4-0-2 and outscored their opponents 15-7.
In the inaugural year of the St. Croix Academy program, our teams earned three Minnesota State Cup Championships, the equaling the most won by any club in the tournament this year. The U18 Academy Girls earned their first title, as did the U17 Boys, while the U18 Boys, who have over their storied run earned multiple titles and national top twenty rankings, returned to the champions' stand.
In addition to the three championships, the Academy also placed teams in the U16 Boys Final and the U14 Boys and U15 Boys semi-finals. Congrats to all of our teams and coaches for a great showing in the Academy's first State Cup.
Congrats to the U18 Academy Girls on their first Minnesota State Cup Championship and best wishes at the Region 2 Championships.
Congrats to the U17 Academy Boys (Juventus) on their 1-0 win in the State Cup Final. The boys downed Valley United in a tightly-contested game. The boys scored the game-winner midway through the second half and held on, securing their first State Cup title together. Best of luck at the Region 2 Championships in Saginaw, Michigan.
Congrats to the U18 Academy (Rossoneri) Boys and coaches Jeff Kogel and Tim Magnuson for their 3-2 win over Shattuck-Saint Mary's in the State Cup Final. The boys rallied from a 0-1 half-time deficit to take a 2-1 lead before SSM scored a late goal to draw even. However, the Rossoneri boys carved out the game-winner with just seconds remaining to secure their spot at the Region 2 Championships later this month in Saginaw, Michigan. Best of luck boys.
The U16 Academy boys stormed to a perfect 4-0 record in winning the Puma Champions Cup and also downed Classics Eagles (OS) 1-0 in the final to win the Sockers Nike Classic. The boys were a perfect 4-0 at that event as well.
The U12 Boys stormed to the final of the Super Group at the Puma Champions Cup. The boys finished with three wins and two ties, including a narrow loss on penalty kicks (5-4) to Lyons Township County in the final. Congrats boys!
The U15 Academy Boys (Red Bulls) went a perfect 4-0 and did not surrender a goal this weekend in capturing the Border Batttle Championship in Overland Park, Kansas. The boys downed SLSG Metro (3-0), KCFC (2-0) and FC Porto (2-0) in group play and Galaxy Blue (1-0) in the final. Congrats to the boys and Coach Phil Walczak!
The U13 Academy Boys finished 1-1-2 in Phoenix over Presidents' Day Weekend, including a win over Auburndale Bayside (3-1).
The U15 Academy Boys went 1-2-1 on the weekend, including a win over Utah FC Santos (2-1).
The U18 Academy Girls stormed through the tournament all the way to the final, where they lost to SC Del Sol (1-3). For the weekend, the girls outscored their opponents 14-4.
Congrats to members of the U18 Girls Academy Team who made the following college commitments:
The U12 Academy Boys downed JOTP 4-1 in the Championship game and also beat MTA Blue on their way to the title game in winning the Prior Lake Futsal Tournament. Congrats boys!
The U17 Academy Girls (La Maquina) outscored their opponents 7-1 en route to a 2-1-0 record at the Omaha FC Showcase. The girls piled up early goals and coasted to a 4-0 win over South Dakota State Cup Champion Rushmore SC in their opener and then posted a 3-0 win over a gritty Omaha FC team. In their final match of the weekend, the girls outplayed but could not score on a very talented Iowa ODP team (0-1). Overall a very good start for a brand new team!
U16 Academy (AJAX) Girls at Disney
The U16 Academy Girls finished 1-1-1 at the Disney Showcase. Coach Joaquin Izquierdo noted that the girls played well and held the run of play in all three games against very good competition.
The U18 Academy Boys (Rossoneri) outscored their opponents 7-2 en route to two wins and a tie at the Bethesda Thanksgiving Tournament. The boys opened with a 2-2 draw against Toms River Elite Galaxy (NJ) before downing Maryland Rush Nike Premier 1-0. The boys then piled up four goals in a shutout victory over the Massepequa SC Rough Riders (MD). Rossoneri, which has earned national rankings as high as the Top Twenty, continues to post very impressive results. Congratulations boys.
The U17 Academy Boys went unbeaten at the CASL College Showcase (December 2-4) in Raleigh, NC. The boys downed the Crew Academy '95 (2-1) and LOUD Boys 95 Red (2-0), but drew with NCSF Elite (2-2). Congrats on very good first showing!